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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hindi

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome

This is the second course in the Learn English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. Here, you will learn all about adjectives and adjective clauses. These are very important for making your sentences interesting and more complex. In this course, you'll learn the rules for using adjectives and adjective clauses correctly.

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2 videos (Total 1 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Course Introduction30s
2 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Messages about Respect10m
5 hours to complete

Adjectives and Adjective Phrases

In the first module, you will review what adjectives are and how to use them correctly in English. Then you'll learn about adjective phrases. You'll have plenty of chances to practice this material.

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7 videos (Total 27 min), 9 readings, 7 quizzes
7 videos
Adjectives Introduction Lecture3m
Adjective Order Lecture3m
Participles Lecture4m
Comparatives and Superlatives Lecture6m
More Comparatives Lecture5m
More Superlatives Lecture3m
9 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjectives Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Order Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Participles Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Comparatives and Superlatives Practice10m
6 practice exercises
Adjectives Practice Quiz8m
Adjective Order Practice Quiz6m
Participles Practice Quiz6m
Comparatives and Superlatives Practice Quiz8m
More Comparisons and Superlatives Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Adjective Clauses

In this module, you will learn about adjective clauses. Like adjectives and adjective phrases, adjective clauses describe or modify nouns. You will learn what an adjective clause looks like and how to use them correctly to make your sentences more complex.

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5 videos (Total 19 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Adjective Clauses Overview Lecture1m
Adjective Clauses with Subject Pronouns lecture5m
Adjective Clauses with Object Pronouns Lecture6m
Adjective Clauses with a Possessive Pronouns Lecture5m
10 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clause Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with Subject Pronouns Handout10m
Adjective Clauses with Subject Pronouns Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with Object Pronouns Handout10m
Adjective Clauses with Object Pronouns Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with a Possessive Pronoun Practice10m
5 practice exercises
Adjective Clause Overview Practice Quiz8m
Adjective Clauses with Subject Pronouns Practice Quiz6m
Adjective Clauses with Object Pronouns Practice Quiz6m
Adjective Clauses with a Possessive Pronoun Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz16m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

More Adjective Clauses

Now, you'll learn about some other common types of adjective clauses. Keep in mind what you already know as it will help you learn these new structures.

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4 videos (Total 22 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Adjective Clauses with Prepositions5m
Adjective Clauses with "Where" Lecture8m
Adjective Clauses with "When" Lecture6m
6 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with Prepositions Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with "Where" Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Adjective Clauses with "When" Practice10m
4 practice exercises
Adjective Clauses with Prepositions Practice Quiz8m
Adjective Clauses with "Where" Practice Quiz6m
Adjective Clauses with "When" Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz16m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Reduced Adjective Clauses and Appositives

In this last module, you will learn a different way to use adjective clauses. It is different but very common and, therefore, important.

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3 videos (Total 14 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Reduced Adjective Clauses lecture8m
Appositives4m
5 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Reduced Adjective Clauses Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Appositives Practice10m
Conclusion10m
3 practice exercises
Reduced Adjective Clauses Practice Quiz6m
Appositives Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz16m
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Top reviews from Adjectives and Adjective Clauses

By BDJan 6th 2019

Excellent course for what I needed! I have a deeper understanding of adjectives clauses and will be revisiting it from time to time to refresh my memory.

By AGMay 1st 2017

Very interesting course because I learnt several specific pieces of knowledge about adjectives that I didn't know. Besides, I discovered appositives

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Judy Hu

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Extension

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About the Learn English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

This specialization covers common topics in intermediate grammar, such as perfect verb tenses and adjective clauses. It will also cover "tricky English" grammar topics that learners of English often find frustrating. The capstone will give you a chance to review all of the knowledge you've learned in the courses and create a multi-media "scrapbook" of grammar to keep with you after the specialization ends....
Learn English: Intermediate Grammar

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